Advanced Computing Workshop Draws Research and Computing Leaders

Advanced Computing Workshop Draws Research and Computing Leaders

“Keep the broom closet for the brooms!” someone yelled at ORION’s recent advanced computing (AC) workshop, referring to how the computer systems that researchers depend upon are often overlooked, aging or unsupported. It was a viewpoint that many in the ... Continue Reading
What is “High Performance Computing” – and why do we need it?

What is “High Performance Computing” – and why do we need it?

If you’re a researcher, a techie, or if you simply follow technology and research trends then odds are you’re at least familiar with the terms “High Performance Computing,” “HPC,” or “super-computing”.  What used to be technology jargon is becoming commonplace. ... Continue Reading